Believe it or not, the National Hockey League has made great strides as an organization over the past couple of years. The league has seen their revenue which was at $2.2 billion back in 2006 increase to $4 billion. The league has garnered a lot of attention with their annul outdoor games as well.
The Washington Capitals are in a bad funk right now. The team has only won one game out of the last six, which has head coach Barry Trotz looking for answers.
Cuba Gooding Jr. participated in the Blackhawks’ “Shoot the Puck” contest during Tuesday’s preseason game against the Red Wings. And boy was it a treat.
The NHL’s tradition of the handshake line is usually applauded for good sportsmanship after games. Well last night, Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic took a different approach. After being eliminated from the playoffs by the Montreal Canadiens 3-1, both teams went to the center of te ice to shake hands. Everything was going well until Lucic spotted Canadiens forwards Dale Weise and Alexei Emelin. Lucic stopped to […]
Today’s professional sports landscape is littered with PED discussions. MLB is fighting their never ending battle with them, the NFL is on the brink of implementing more stringent testing and even the NBA is at least paying the issue lip service. The lone professional league that has been quiet in all of this is the […]
After months of being locked out, a tentative agreement was reached on Sunday between the players’ union and the NHL to end the 112 day lockout.
Jeremy Roenick wants to fight a Twitter follower for charity, but needs legal advice before doing so
We’ve seen a sports personality challenge Twitter followers to a fight before. But NBC Sports NHL analyst Jeremy Roenick is going about things a little differently. Instead of just threatening to meet up with a follower and just throw hands, he wants to set up a charity function on Tuesday in Toronto to raise money […]
In an interview with the National Post, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke spent 99.9% of the interview talking about the possible NHL lockout and where the Leafs are head. The other 0.01% was spent responding to the Maple Leafs finishing last among professional franchises in ESPN’s Ultimate Team Rankings.
Zach Parise decided to head home and sign with the Minnesota Wild. Parise, who had been with the New Jersey Devils for seven seasons, told Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello, “If it wasn’t for going home to Minnesota, he’d be coming to New Jersey.” So now that Parise has made his decision, it’s time for […]
Henrik Lundqvist was awarded the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender at Wednesday’s NHL Awards show. Lundqvist began the usual spiel of thanking his team and the organization when he stops to think and drops an f-bomb under his breath. The NBC Sports censors tried mightily to catch the f-bomb, but they were a […]